• Ottawa

    Claude I. Turner

    Claude I. Turner, 95, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at his home in Yates Center, Kansas.A Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ottawa, Kansas. Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. The family suggests memorial contributions to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Hope House, both in Ottawa c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory in Ottawa, KS 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on […]

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    Claude I. Turner

    Claude I. Turner, 95, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at his home in Yates Center, Kansas.A Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ottawa, Kansas. Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. The family suggests memorial contributions to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Hope House, both in Ottawa c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory in Ottawa, KS 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on […]

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    Mark E. Collins

    Mark E. Collins, 67, of Waverly, Kan., passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.A memorial service is planned for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. The family will meet with friends immediately following the service.Mark was born July 10, 1952, in Ottawa. He was the son of John Edward and Lena (Peine) Collins. He was a graduate of Williamsburg High School, with the class of 1970.Mark started his lifelong career as a farmer in 1968. He started farming […]

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    Fred C. Kaub

    Fred E. Kaub, 61, of Ottawa, died Nov. 9, 2019.He was born Jan. 7, 1958, in Kansas City, Mo., to Fred I. Kaub and Ruth L. (Klein) Kaub, who were both longtime Ottawa residents.Fred is survived by his mother, Ruth, and brother, Steve, and sister-in-law, Loretto, all of Blue Springs, Mo.A graveside service is planned for a later date.

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    Francis G. McDonald

    Francis G. McDonald, 73, of Ottawa, Kansas, formerly of rural Williamsburg, Kansas, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Advent Health Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas.A graveside inurnment service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, Emerald, Kansas. A gathering of family and friends will immediately follow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, […]

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    James O. “Jim” Thornton

    James O. “Jim” Thornton, 87, of Hannibal, Missouri, and formerly of Racine, WI, passed away at 1:07 p.m., Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Missouri.Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Hannibal, MO.  Pastor Jason Young will officiate and Pastor Mark Burkey will assist.Friends and Family are invited to Jim’s Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 9 a.m. […]

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    Marjorie Alice McAuliffe Jackson

    Marjorie Alice McAuliffe Jackson, 82, of Marion, Kan., formerly of Cedar Point, Kan., passed away on November 11, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.Marjorie was born on September 1, 1937, in Ottawa, KS. She was the daughter of Joseph Patrick and Mary Luella (Spencer) McAuliffe. Marjorie was a 1955 graduate of Princeton High School and earned a two-year diploma from Emporia State.She was united in marriage to Larry Jackson on July 21, 1957, in Princeton. Marjorie worked […]

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    Kevin Michael Henry

    Kevin Michael Henry, age 45 of Ottawa, entered the presence of his Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday evening, also at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Wellsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kevin Henry Memorial Fund in care of Wilson’s, PO Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.Kevin Michael Henry was born June 4, […]

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    Patricia Ann Burkdoll

    Patricia Ann Burkdoll, 82, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Fields of Brookside in Overbrook, Kansas. She was born on July 10, 1937 near Quenemo, Kansas, the daughter of Orville Jefferson and Edna Willine Wiggins Rose.Pat had lived in Osage County all of her life, near Melvern for 12 years and then east of Lyndon for over 40 years.Pat graduated from Lyndon High School in 1955. She was a Homemaker and farmwife. She worked on the election board for Osage County, […]

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    Alfred Eugene Bell Jr

    Alfred Eugene Bell, Jr., age 67, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away November 11, 2019, at his home. He was born July 13, 1952 in Olathe, KS, the son of Alfred Eugene Bell, Sr. and Sheryl (Robinson) Bell. Alfred spent most of his life in Olathe, KS graduating from Olathe High School in 1969. Alfred worked in his father’s automotive shop for forty years detailing cars. He was also a janitor at Olathe North High School. He was all about his family and he knew a lot of people whom he was always willing to help. He was a simple man who was into cars and motorcycles. He loved cooking and…

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    Patricia L. Collins

    Patricia L. Collins, 81, of Ottawa, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.Funeral services are planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to service at 1 p.m. Interment Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.Pat was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Hartville, Mo., the daughter of Roscoe Lee and Drewcilla (Maynier) Duncan. She was raised in Kansas City, living in various locations throughout her life. […]

  • Baldwin City,  Ottawa,  Overbrook

    Christene Wallis

    Christene Wallis, age 58, of Baldwin City, KS, passed away November 10, 2019, at her home. She was born January 15, 1961, in Middlesboro, KY, the daughter of Claude Fuson and Willie Mae (Payne) Fuson. Christene grew up in Kentucky graduating from Bell County High School, Pineville, KY. In 2015, she moved to Baldwin City, KS. For the last four years, Christene has been a Nurse’s Aide for Baldwin Healthcare, Baldwin City, KS. She is survived by her companion of over twenty years, Joe Klingler; four brothers, Arnold Fuson, Henry Ray Fuson, Lee Roy Fuson, Earl Fuson; and four sisters, Gracie Browder, Thelma Orr, Della Bramble, and Diana Jackson. Christene…

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    Dennis Eugene Anderson

    Dennis Eugene Anderson, age 75, of Ottawa, KS, passed away November 8, 2019, at University of Kansas Hospital with his wife by his side.Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Community Revival Center, Ottawa, KS. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. The family will meet with friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Franklin […]

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    Elaine Dyer

    Elaine Dyer, 87, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Rock Creek of Ottawa.Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Interment Lane Cemetery, Lane.Elaine was born June 27, 1932, in Lane, Kansas, the daughter of Ansel Henry and Jessie Ida (Doman) Hills.She was a lifelong resident of Franklin County, moving from Lane to Ottawa in the 1950s.Elaine attended Christian Ridge Elementary School, […]

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    M. Cecile McConnell

    Cecile McConnell, age 96, of Baldwin City, KS, passed away November 8, 2019, at her home. She was born February 22, 1923 in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of Otis Stout and Laura Stout. Cecile was raised in Kansas City, KS graduating from Rosedale High School with the class of 1941. On September 11, 1970 Mildred was united in marriage to Marvin McConnell in Miami, OK. They just celebrated their forty-ninth anniversary. Cecile worked for several years for Intel Corporation as a Circuit Board assembler and later as an office assistant for many years while she lived in San Jose, CA. In 1988 she and Marvin retired to Baldwin City,…

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    Elaine Ruth Roberts

    Elaine Ruth Roberts went to be with her Lord on Nov. 7, 2019, at age 91. She was born on Sept. 1, 1928, in Elk Creek, Nebraska, to Edwin J. and Nettie (Kovanda) Beethe. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Elk Creek. She attended St. Peter’s Lutheran School in grades 6-8 and graduated with the Elk Creek High School class of 1946. She taught in a one-room country school for two years after receiving her teaching certificate from Peru State Teachers […]

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    Marcia Gentry

    Marcia Gentry, age 68, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. She was born in Dodge City, Kan., on Oct. 30, 1951.A funeral service celebrating her life is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 401 W. 13th St., Ottawa. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to service at 9 a.m. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at the Peace United Church of Christ Cemetery, Alma, Kan.Arrangements are with Dengel & Son Mortuary. […]

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    Gregory Wayne Gilroy

    Gregory Wayne Gilroy, 72, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Oct. 31, 2019, at his home.A Celebration of Greg’s life will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at the Kansas National Guard Armory, 208 W. 17th St., Ottawa. The family will greet friends from 6–8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Cub Scout Troop #3118 or Kansas National Guard Museum c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS […]

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    Donald L. “Poncho” Ward

    Donald L. “Poncho” Ward, age 69, of Ottawa, Kan., passed away Oct. 26, 2019, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kan. He was born July 31, 1950, in Iams, Kan., the son of Perry R. Ward Sr. and Ellen Irene (Bright) Ward.Poncho proudly served his country for 11 years in the United States Marine Corps, including action in the Vietnam War. He achieved the rank of sergeant and received numerous awards, including the Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation, the RVN […]

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    Phillip E. Piersol

    Phillip E. Piersol, 73, of Williamsburg, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at the Life Care Center of Burlington.Cremation is planned. Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Williamsburg.Phil was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Ottawa, the son of Evan E. and Grace C. (Ferguson) Piersol. Arrangements are with Dengel & Son Mortuary.

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    Roger L. Ferguson

    Roger L. Ferguson, 74, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.Funeral services are planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church.Family will meet with friends from 9:30-11 a.m., prior to the service. Interment Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.Roger was born June 3, 1945, in rural Wellsville, the son of Edward W. and Vera (Potter) Ferguson.He lived in the Wellsville and Ottawa areas his entire life.He graduated from Ottawa […]

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    Bertha Alice Morgan

    Bertha Alice Morgan, age 99, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away October 24, 2019 at Wellsville Retirement Community, Wellsville, KS. She was born December 12, 1919 in Wallace, KS, the daughter of Ira Thompson and Mabel (Burruess) Thompson. She moved to Ottawa with her family as a child and graduated from Ottawa High School with the class of 1939.She worked for H.D. Lee Factory and later King Radio. She also helped her husband on the farm and in her youth was a waitress at the North […]

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    Billy Joe Jackson Sr.

    Billy Joe Jackson, Sr., age 75, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away October 22, 2019 at Advent Health, Ottawa, KS. He was born July 30, 1944 in Emporia, KS. He graduated from Emporia High School with the class of 1962. Billy served his country in the United States Navy. He moved to Ottawa in 1983 after living in Emporia and Kansas City, Missouri. He worked for Hawkeye American Plastics for 25 years. On July 30, 1973, Billy was united in marriage to Marjorie Funk. They shared over 46 years of marriage. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his three sons, Steven Jackson, Ottawa, KS, Billy Joe Jackson,…

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    Jimmie D. Thomas

    Jimmie D. Thomas, 77, of Quenemo, Kan., passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. Graveside funeral services are planned for 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Peoria Cemetery with military honors by the Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard.Jimmie was born Aug. 10, 1942, in Parsons, Kan., the son of Herbert O. and Frances N. (Whirley) Thomas. Arrangements are with Dengel & Son Mortuary.

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    Dean A. Denker

    Dean A. Denker, age 78, of Overbrook, Kan., formerly of Pomona, Kan., passed away Oct. 20, 2019, at Brookside Manor Retirement Community in Overbrook. He was born March 12, 1941, in Solomon, Kan., the son of George John Denker and Marie Wilma (Shephard) Denker. Dean moved to Pomona at the age of 2 and lived most of his life there until moving to Overbrook. In October 1963, Dean entered the United States Army and proudly served his country until his honorable discharge in 1965. […]

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    Robert Belcher

    Robert Belcher, age 71 of Lenexa, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the home of his daughter. A celebration of life is planned for a later date.Bob was an OTR (over-the-road) truck driver, who enjoyed seeing all 48 of the continental United States. He was also an Ottawa resident from 1995-2013.Next to his love of his country, his favorite sport was fishing, in which he excelled, finding the best places, sharing and directing people to them.Bob is survived by […]

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    Alexander Benjamin Neis

    Alexander Benjamin Neis, beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend was born March 12, 1990 and entered the presence of his Savior Jesus Christ on October 13, 2019. From an early age Alex’s smile and laughter brought joy to those around him. His grandfather McBoyle even nicknamed him “Hap”. Alex accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior at an early age. At the age of 7, Alex was the one who told his sister, Anna, that for Jesus to live in her […]

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    Michael A. Ott Sr.

    Michael A. Ott Sr., 75, of Pomona, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.Cremation is planned. Memorial services are planned for 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa.Mike was born Oct. 11, 1944, in Beatrice, Neb., the son of John and Marjorie (Eastman) Ott.

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    Douglas D. Farrell, Sr.

    Douglas D. Farrell, Sr., 74, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Funeral services are planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family will meet with friends immediately following the service. Inurnment is planned for a later date at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Miami County. Douglas was born July 4, 1945, in Ottawa, the son of Donald F. and Opal M. (Hudson) Farrell. He was a […]

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    Cleda May Finch

    Cleda May Finch, age 88, of Ottawa, passed away Oct. 15, 2019, at Rock Creek of Ottawa. She was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Pomona, Kan., the daughter of Joe Mitchell and Mary (Thomas) Mitchell. Cleda was a lifelong Ottawa resident attending Ottawa High School. Cleda was a homemaker and housewife. Cleda loved to go looking for antiques. She loved her flowers and she dearly loved her Pekingese dogs. She was a wonderful cook and was well-known in her family for her Peanut Butter […]